Did you have a dream about planets? Learning the meaning of the planets in our dreams can be helpful in understanding current events happening in our lives.

What does it mean to dream of planets?

In general, seeing planets in space brings to light the desire for greater wisdom and knowledge of the “big picture.” Often when planets appear in our dreams it is a sign to truly open up to the deeper meaning of life. Your mind is opening to what your soul has been yearning for.

Here are some common themes we may associate with seeing planets in our dreams.

  • Looking at the big picture: Are you looking at life through the lens of the universe? Wondering how we can all be connected?
  • Exploring Possibilities – Seeing planets from a distance in a dream can mean that you are wanting to explore new possibilities. This is especially true if you dream of a UFO or other spacecraft.
  • Cosmic connection : We can often dream of outer space because we seek the connection with our cosmic and spiritual origins. It may be worth doing some dream work to explore these cosmic connections to better understand what your spiritual goals and callings might be in this current lifetime.
  • Being out of this world: Sometimes dreaming about planets and space can mean that you don’t feel like you belong completely. You may feel like an outsider or a misfit in your current social circle. You may feel that they do not understand you.
  • Dreaming of a planet of enormous importance: This dream further reminds us that as big as the universe is, we have our own destiny to live out and the daily choices we make profoundly impact that destiny. The planets are gigantic in size, so it can be a symbol of importance. Think about the impact you can have on others, or something that impacts you. There are many ways to identify which of these meanings are most relevant to you in the dream. Journaling, praying, or meditating can sometimes help you understand what these dreams might mean.

Common planets and their meaning in dreams

Dreaming of specific planets in our solar system can have several different meanings, depending on the planet that appears in the dream.


Jupiter is often associated with personal growth and wisdom. This is a planet of truth and wisdom, and many times when it appears in our dreams it means that we are searching for a deeper truth or understanding of a situation. Often when we dream of Jupiter, we may be about to learn something very important about ourselves or about others. Jupiter can sometimes be a sign that you are reaching enlightenment. It is a symbol of philosophy and powerful belief systems.

As the largest of the planets in our solar system, Jupiter is also often associated with plenty and wealth. Many people associate it as a sign of luck to attract money or success in business.


Mars is a planet of action, for better or worse. We do many things in our daily lives, and some of these things can be very good, but sometimes the things we do can cause others distress or leave us with feelings of regret or remorse. Many people consider Mars as a planet to remind you of the golden rule, which is to treat others the way you wish to be treated, resolving conflicts with others peacefully will be helpful in moving forward in your life.

It is often a sign to remind you that hurting others can come back to hurt yourself in the long run. As a symbol of action, Mars can also relate to motivation and goal setting . If you dream of Mars, it could mean that you are trying to find a way to act on your passions in life. Maybe you’re trying to figure out a way to bring your interests and the things you love to work, or you’re working toward success for a goal or cause you’re passionate about.


Mercury is often a planet associated with thought, logic, and communication. Many people consider Mercury to be a symbol of business luck . If you dream of the planet Mercury, it can be a symbol of being deep in thought. Often this planet coincides with us making decisions in life and business, because most of these things require some time to contemplate. This planet can also seem to encourage you to listen to your heart over your logic. After all, it is emotions that make us capable of making decisions! Mercury is sometimes thought to be the planet that “solves problems”. When it appears to us, we are usually on the verge of determining how to deal with many of the challenges we face in daily life.


Venus is often associated with love and romance , but can also be a symbol of receiving, giving, and honest communication. When Venus appears in a dream, it is important to think about her current life relationships. Is it an equal amount of give and take? Are both parties in the relationship working for mutual benefit? Venus also asks us to think about our social skills. If you are nervous or uncomfortable meeting new people, this planet can often come as a symbol for learning new ways to better communicate and act with others around you. As a whole, Venus is a planet of peaceful cooperation, universal love, and acceptance.


The planet Saturn in our dreams is often related to success and victory . Many people see it as a symbol for business, hard work, and wealth. Because Saturn is driven by success, it will sometimes show up for someone looking to have more discipline in their life. If you have a hard time resisting temptation or setting boundaries with others, Saturn can be a powerful symbol to remind you to set healthy boundaries in your life.Neptune

Neptune is most often associated with creativity, inspiration , dreams, imagination, and exploration. Dreaming of this planet can be a sign that while you may have lofty goals, you can also be very inspired and creative in your everyday life. Dreaming of Neptune can sometimes mean that you are trapped in illusions or that you are trying to escape. It’s important to consider whether you’re creatively seeking something new or simply trying to get away from problems that may be bothering you.


Uranus is typically a symbol of change and transformation , as well as a symbol of completion or evolution. It is a planet that promotes independence and freedom. Dreaming of Uranus can often mean that you are looking for something new or different in your life. You may be looking for something “far away”. You may also feel as if you are very different from others in your life.


This dwarf planet is often associated with power . Many people consider Pluto to be a symbol of life, death, and rebirth. It can be a sign of great creation, or of absolute destruction. If you dream of Pluto, it is symbolic of feeling powerless in a situation, or feeling like you need to find the strength and power to overcome something that is challenging you in your life. Sometimes it can also be a powerful transformation, like the feelings that come after an abrupt change in daily routine or lifestyle habits.


Although it is not a planet, dreaming of a moon can have a significant meaning in your dream. The Moon is often a symbol related to feelings, emotions and passing through the cycles of life. The Moon can also be a symbol of introspective feelings and knowing oneself deeply. Just as the Moon is “hidden” during daylight hours, we often have thoughts and feelings that we don’t share with others.


Although not considered a planet either, the Sun can often appear in dreams about these different celestial bodies in space. Since it is often considered the most important, with all the planets revolving around it, this is often a symbol of the things that are most important to you. Each of us may have many different personal associations related to the Sun, whether you love bright, sunny days full of optimism, or the glare of a situation may be blinding you.

Common dreams and dream meanings for the planets and space

Dreaming of life on another planet

If you dream that there is life on another planet, it could mean that you are exploring different possibilities and opportunities in your life. Just as there may be other worlds, universes, and planets with different types of life forms, there are MANY different types of life that you can live on this planet Earth as a human! Many times this can mean that you are exploring different career options, relationships, or even where to live. If you’re thinking about making a big break, this is likely how these thoughts manifest in your dreams.

floating around the planets

Many of us experience dreams where we are floating. Floating in a dream in outer space can mean that you are flowing freely in your life and looking for new opportunities. Floating can also sometimes mean that you feel detached from what is going on around you. Do you currently feel groundless? Sometimes this floating symbol can mean that you need to find a way to come to terms with the current challenges in your life in order to successfully find a positive outcome.

touch a planet

Dreaming of almost touching or touching a planet can sometimes be symbolic of goals and how you feel about reaching them. If you are able to successfully reach and touch a large giant object floating in space, there is a good chance that you will be able to accomplish anything you set your mind to. The sky is not even the limit for you. Sometimes this symbol can also mean that you are aware of your own limitations and abilities. It can be a gentle message in your dreams to stay on task and remind yourself to stay grounded.

Do the planets speak to us?

Many people believe that it is possible to receive messages from the planets and communicate with the spirits of the stars and even the planet Earth. Although of course this is not something that we can prove scientifically and it may not sound very logical, it is possible to tune in to the energy of a planet. When you connect with the energy of the planet, it is very possible to receive feelings of emotions, thoughts and guidance. Many people are able to listen carefully to the needs of Mother Earth and speak to the spirit of our own planet Earth that we live on.

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